Daman District Population, Caste, Religion Data (Daman and Diu) - Census 2011

Daman district of Daman and Diu has total population of 191,173 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 124,659 are males while 66,514 are females. In 2011 there were total 50,376 families residing in Daman district. The Average Sex Ratio of Daman district is 534.

Daman district, Daman and Diu

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 83.1% people lives in Urban areas while 16.9% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 88.5% while that in the rural areas is 86.2%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Daman district is 495 while that of Rural areas is 759.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Daman district is 20458 which is 11% of the total population. There are 10787 male children and 9671 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Daman is 897 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (534) of Daman district.

The total literacy rate of Daman district is 88.07%. The male literacy rate is 83.68% and the female literacy rate is 69.21% in Daman district.

Population
191,173
Literacy
88.07%
Sex Ratio
534

To facilitate the administration, Daman district is further divided into 1 Talukas (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Talukas consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Daman Data as per Census 2011

As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Daman district.

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 20,458 10,787 9,671
Literacy 88.07% 83.68% 69.21%
Scheduled Caste 4,262 2,224 2,038
Scheduled Tribe 15,240 7,702 7,538
Illiterate 40,825 20,343 20,482

Caste-wise Population - Daman district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 2.2% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 8% of total population in Daman district of Daman and Diu.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 4,262 2,224 2,038
Schedule Tribe 15,240 7,702 7,538

Religion-wise Population - Daman district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 171,537 (89.73%) 113,059 58,478
Muslim 16,087 (8.41%) 9,743 6,344
Christian 2,618 (1.37%) 1,329 1,289
Sikh 169 (0.09%) 94 75
Buddhist 216 (0.11%) 120 96
Jain 244 (0.13%) 124 120
Other Religion 79 (0.04%) 42 37
No Religion Specified 223 (0.12%) 148 75

Literacy Rate - Daman district

The total literacy rate of Daman district was 88.07% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 87.1% of Daman and Diu. Population-wise, out of total 150,348 literates, males were 104,316 while females were 46,032. Also the male literacy rate was 91.61% and the female literacy rate was 80.98% in Daman district.

  Daman district Daman and Diu
Female 80.98% 79.55%
Male 91.61% 91.54%
Total 88.07% 87.1%

Sex Ratio - Daman district

The Sex Ratio of Daman district is 534 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 534 females in Daman district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 897 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 534 ) of Daman district.


Population Density - Daman district

The total area of Daman district is 72 km2. Thus the density of Daman district is 2,655 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 37 sq. km. area is under urban region while 35 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Daman district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Daman, 83.1% people lived in urban regions while 16.9% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 158,860 out of which 106,292 were males while remaining 52,568 were females. In rural areas of Daman, male population was 18,367 while female population was 13,946.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Daman was 495 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Daman was 893 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Daman were 17,039 which is 10.73% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Daman was 759 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Daman was 914 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Daman for urban regions was 88.46 percent in which males were 91.53% literate while female literacy stood at 81.75%. The total literate population of Daman was 150,348. Similarly in rural areas of Daman, the average literacy rate was 86.15 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 92.07% and 78.19% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Daman were 24,893.

Rural Urban
Population % 16.9% 83.1%
Total population 32,313 158,860
Male population 18,367 106,292
Female population 13,946 52,568
Sex ratio 759 495
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 914 893
Child population 3,419 17,039
Literates 24,893 125,455
Average literacy 86.15% 88.46%
Male literacy 92.07% 91.53%
Female literacy 78.19% 81.75%

Child Population - Daman district

According to Census 2011, there were 20,458 children between age 0 to 6 years in Daman district. Out of which 10,787 were male while 9,671 were female.


Working Population - Daman district

In Daman district out of total population, 105,521 were engaged in work activities. 96.4% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 3.6% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 105,521 workers engaged in Main Work, 1,247 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 302 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 101,717 91,955 9,762
Cultivators 1,247 1,088 159
Agriculture Labourer 302 232 70
Household Industries 332 264 68
Other Workers 99,836 90,371 9,465
Marginal Workers 3,804 2,547 1,257
Non Working 85,652 30,157 55,495

Daman district Map


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